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Comment Re:It's not the size (Score 1) 279

Touch means instant teleportation of the pointer to an element on a screen instead of a traversal which can be monitored...

The models of interaction are just different enough you really can't combine them well.

Completely and utterly wrong. You have to transition your entire finger, hand, or arm, unlike with a mouse that is only a wrist flick.

Comment Rediculous Pile of Bullshit (Score 1) 692

Not enough food? America alone could sustain more than half the planet, if not more.

Not enough space? For the 7 billion here? Bullshit.

The facts are plain and simple: No one is willing to donate time, money and resources to make it happen.

Its actually quite the opposite: they devote time, MONEY and resources to KEEP IT THIS WAY.

Open your eyes.

Comment U looks more like L (Score 1) 425


The only thing I know of on a U shaped curve of Awesome and SUCK are /. article(s) and/or their submitters.

Actually it looks more like an L shape, with the high point being suck.

But I keep coming for the commentary.

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -- who has no gills. -- Ambrose Bierce